NamesCon is the world’s largest internet domain name auction and conference.

People come here to network and also buy top-level domain names to help secure and grow their brand.

Currently, there are around 400 million registered domain names in cyberspace. There is a huge aftermarket (secondary market) for premium domain names.

How important is the right domain name? It’s incredibly important. The right one can attract business and help build your brand by generating traffic to your website.


Don’t think they’re important? Recently, the domain name sold for $850,000.

Name Ninja is a boutique domain name acquisition firm based in Toronto, Canada, and they can help you acquire TLD’s (top-level domains) and can also assist with Domain Name Portfolio Management (DNPM).


Domain names should be short and sweet. The ideal length of a domain name should be 8-10 characters.

For example, is 10 characters long.


Some people have made a lucrative side business just by owning the right domain name.

Cyber Squatters (aka: Domain Squatters) gradually purchase a portfolio of domain names, put up a single static page on the website that says ‘For Sale’ (and lists contact info), and they just sit on them until somebody buys them.

Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH)

There are also criminals in the domaining world. They usually engage in theft in the form of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH).

If you want to stay up on emerging domain name trends, come check out this conference.


What:          NamesCon

When:         May 31 – June 03, 2023

Where:        Omni Hotel Downtown (Austin, Texas)



Event direct link

Domain Name Journal (the official domain industry news magazine)

Free domain name appraisal (see how much your domain name might be worth)

Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales @ Namescon 2023

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